Matt Rutherford

Matt Rutherford

Films about U.S. sailor, adventurer, and ocean rsearcher Matt Rutherford who set world sailing records with his solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the Americas via the Northwest Passage and Cape Horn. After his voyage, Made formed Ocean Research Project, a non-profit dedicated to collecting ocean data for scientific research and has made several voyages back to the Arctic, into the Atlantic, and across the Pacific.

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Matt Rutherford
  • Ocean Research Project: New Research Schooner

    FREE TO WATCH - Matt Rutherford is building out a new 70 foot steel schooner for his ocean research projects. Matt is the young U.S. sailor who set multiple records for sailing singlehanded, non-stop around the Americas via the Northwest Passage and Cape Horn on an old Albin Vega 27 sloop. After ...

  • Ocean Research Project: Lab workshop

    This is a short video of our Lab/Workshop on our new research schooner, R/V Marie Tharp. Donate to Ocean Research Project at https://www.oceanresearchproject.org

  • Ocean Research Project: VIP Cabin

    A short video of the VIP cabin aboard ORP's new research schooner, R/V Marie Tharp. Donate to Ocean Research Project at https://www.oceanresearchproject.org

  • Ocean Research Project: New Schooner

    3 videos

    A video series documenting the outfitting of a steel schooner for Ocean Research Project, a non-profit founded by circumnavigator, Matt Rutherford dedicated to collecting ocean data on pollution, climate change, and dangers to the health of our oceans. Donate to Ocean Research Project at https://...

  • Playlist: 2016 ORP Greenland Climate Project

    5 videos

    Following his record-setting, solo nonstop voyage around the Americas, Matt Rutherford formed Ocean Research Project, a nonprofit dedicated to scientific research about the world's oceans. See https://www.oceanresearchproject.org.

    This series follows Matt's second research voyage in 2015-2016 al...

  • Red Dot on the Ocean: The Matt Rutherford Story

    Movie + 12 extras

    Once labeled a “youth-at-risk,” 30-year old Matt Rutherford risked it all in an attempt to become the first person to sail alone, nonstop around North and South America. Red Dot on the Ocean is the story of Matt's death-defying voyage and the childhood odyssey that shaped him.

    An Emmy Nominated ...